AndroWire reported that Facebook added a new QR Code profile feature only for Japanese users. Facebook users on iOS and Android can show a QR Code from a user profile, on which others can access and request to be a Facebook friend. Early this week, Facebook released stamps on comments feature for Japan, at now… Continue reading Facebook Adds QR-Code to Add Friends via 2D Barcode for Japan
QR Code seems getting popularity in West because of smartphone. There are a lot of interesting ad campaigns utilizing QR Code recently in English. There was also a news that Google’s URL shortening service goo.gl supported QR code generation, then Bit.ly followed the trend this week. Some of you might know that QR Code marketing… Continue reading QR Code Blog – Written Only In QR Code
Seal Cutting(篆刻) is a Chinese traditional art. You cut a stone block to make a stamp with, usually, Chinese letters like name, poet, etc. Blogger Masayuki GT tried to combine this Song Dynasty originated stone art with the latest technology, QR Code, Japanese 2D barcode now widely used with cellphone camera to guide mobile website… Continue reading 2D Barcode(QR Code) on Ancient Style Chinese Art
I Love Maker (English version) is a new Flash based generator for “I ♥ NY” style logo. You can customize texts, texts-size and mark (heart or others). For various users, different sizes are provided for typical cellularphone background image size (can be set by using QR Code), Mixi profile image size and three other sizes.… Continue reading I Love Maker
iPhone 3G provided by Softbank on coming 11th July will be the first iPhone in Japan. Since Jobs’ announcement, there are bunch of Japanese medias and blogs have been discussing if iPhone 3G is worth buying. To clarify how iPhone and the latest Japanese cellphones spec are different, Asiajin called for comments on what functionalities… Continue reading Face Off: iPhone 3G and Japanese cellphones
With the continual proliferation of QR Codes around the world (Robert Scoble recently wore a QR Code t-shirt at the NextWeb conference in Amsterdam), Japan continues to lead the way in the innovative ways of not only using the codes, but in creating them as well. Recently, Cross Borders Inc. in Japan came up with… Continue reading QR-Code Bot – Cutest Little 2D Generator Ever!
In Japan, mobile barcodes(QR Codes:local version of the 2D barcodes) has been widespread and acquired a stable position as one of the familiar media to provide a direct access to customers these days. They are mainly targeting mobile-savvy group of twenties to mid-thirties leading them to sales promotion sites for products such as snacks and… Continue reading Mobile barcodes:Huge success in Japan so far.